Business Agreements

Claimant for Reduced Price

Vicky Randolph Vicky Randolph
How To Use

This review list is provided to inform you about this document in question and assist you with its preparation.  Claims for price reduction are a standard feature of most commercial businesses. This general format can be adapted to a host of different situations. The more complete the form appears, the more apt you are to get a reduction in price, whether technically merited or not.

  1. Make multiple copies. Send one to the signatory by fax and/or mail. Keep one with the transaction file. Note a suitable date, such as 7 days later, to follow up by phone to finalize the result. As with all negotiations, as suggested in our disc of that name, have your end goal in mind when entering into one of these transactions.

Claimant for Reduced Price

Date: _______________
Claimant’s Name: ____________________________
Address of Claimant: ____________________________________

Name of Carrier: _____________________________
Address of Carrier: _____________________________________

This claim for $________ (________________________________________ & ____/100 dollars) is made against the carrier named above by _________________________, Claimant, for overcharge in connection with the following shipment(s):

Description of Shipment: ________________________________
Name and address of Shipper: ___________________________
Shipped from ___________________ to ___________________
Final Destination: _______________ Routed Via _____________
Bill of lading issued by _______________________ (Company) on the _____ day of _______________, ______.

Paid freight bill No.: _____________________ Truck No.: ______
And initials ___________________________,
Name and Address of recipient: ___________________________
Nature of Overcharge: __________________________________


Number of packages _________, articles __________________, weight _________, rate _________, charges  _____________, amount of overcharge ________________ dollars.

Authority for rate or classification claimed: ______________________________________________________________________________

In addition to the information given above, the following documents are submitted in support of this claim:

(___________) 1. Original Bill of lading, if not previously surrendered by carrier.

(___________) 2. Original Paid freight (“expense”) bill.

(___________) 3. Original Invoice or Certified Copy.

(___________) 4. Weight Certificate or certified statement when claim is based on misrouting or valuation.

(___________) 5. Other Particulars obtainable in proof of loss or damage claimed: ____________________________________________________________________

Remarks: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The above statement of facts is hereby certified as correct.